We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge

Save
Share
Traveller (451)
Room & Suite (89)
Storyboard
Overview
Hotel website
E-mail hotel
Punta Nicuesa Puerto Jimenez, Punta Nicuesa 60701 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
Additional information
Hotel website
Offers from Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge
View special offer: Green Season Extension
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (317)
Filter reviews
263 results
Traveller rating
220
31
7
2
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
220
31
7
2
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews waterfall hike golfo dulce howler monkeys other guests fish boat ride costa rica yoga deck rainforest lodge open air family style botanical gardens chocolate making fell asleep insect repellent incredible location spotted dolphins
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 263 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you Playa Nicuesa!!! Get away from it all and back to nature. There is WiFi only available from the main area of the lodge and no tv’s. This is a good thing... get detached from all of those things. The lodge is remote... you...More

Thank Excursion587120
Response from NicuesaLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

You are very welcome! Thanks for sharing such a special occasion with us. We loved having you. August and September is a special time at Nicuesa with the visiting humpback whales -- glad you were able to see a few. Thank you for your compliments...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We spent 3 nights at Playa Nicuesa earlier this month, as the final part of our 9 nights in Costa Rica, and so wished we had had longer to soak up the experience at this lodge - 4 or 5 nights would have been ideal....More

3  Thank Roundy
Response from NicuesaLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 26 March 2018

Your review is stellar! Thank you!!! We really appreciate your kind generosity in taking the time to write such a detailed review to let other travelers know about Nicuesa Lodge. On your next visit, plan for 5 days like you wrote! We'll be waiting for...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We’re still drying out from 5 days and 4 nights in the jungle during the rainy season, I mean the green season. And layers of green it was with wildlife up close from monkeys to bats to a coati that liked to hang by the...More

Thank Tracywearsahat
Response from NicuesaLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review. We're thrilled you loved your time with us at Nicuesa Lodge. We're glad you were adventurous enough to come during green season. This time of year in the rainforest is incredible -- showing the awesome power of nature and bountiful...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018

We had a very enjoyable stay. We went during the rain season and we had our share of rain; but it was beautful! Rooms were clean and adequate, beautifully prepared. Activities were fun and educating. We even had a special presentation on the coral in...More

Thank GayL7
Response from NicuesaLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your wonderful review. Rain notwithstanding, we're very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for all of your compliments and appreciation. We hope you can visit us again sometime.

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Place with very good service and friendly staff. The lodge was really blending in with the surrounding nature. Everything was made of wood. Shower with plants. The room was nicely decorated. We ate at a long table together with the other guests. So you make...More

Thank Anja W
Response from NicuesaLodge, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Nicuesa Rainforest LodgeResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you, Anja, for taking a moment to write about your impressions of your trip to Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge, here on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to read your comments and that you had an extraordinary time. We appreciate your kind compliments to our...More

View more reviews
About
Description
Playa Nicuesa is an environmentally-friendly eco-lodge set on a 165-acre private rainforest preserve on the undeveloped Pacific Coast of Golfo Dulce in southern Costa Rica. Our jungle & sea location provides a More unique adventure and nature vacation: the front yard is a gulf right off the Pacific Ocean, and the backyard consists of thousands of acres of pristine tropical rainforest. Overall, the experience embraces conservation and harmony with the natural environment. Less
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$379 - US$532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Hotel Golfito
,
Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Golfito
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Punta Nicuesa
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$379 - US$532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Hotel Golfito
,
Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Golfito
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Osa Peninsula > Punta Nicuesa
Photos
Traveller (451)
Room & Suite (89)
Pool & Beach (67)
Dining (17)
Family and Play Areas (12)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Golfo Dulce Retreat
50 reviews
1.75 miles away
Playa Cativo Lodge
145 reviews
1.99 miles away
Esquinas Rainforest Lodge
292 reviews
5.70 miles away
Hotel Sierra Resort & Casino
55 reviews
6.91 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all nearby restaurants
Soda Jimenez
101 reviews
8.74 miles away
Mar y Luna Golfito
125 reviews
10.02 miles away
Pizzamail.it
359 reviews
8.67 miles away
Banana Bay Marina Restaurant
97 reviews
9.08 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Tropical Escapade
65 reviews
9.18 miles away
Osa Wildlife Sanctuary
200 reviews
3.14 miles away
Golfito Monkey Tours
31 reviews
7.96 miles away
Piedras Blancas National Park
59 reviews
8.67 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Becky M
24 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from CarolynBen | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I were there at the end of July last year which was during the rainy season. Every morning we woke up early and it was sunny and by mid afternoon the clouds would roll in and there would be a brief (sometimes... More
0
Votes
kraejohnson
15 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from bookluver | Reviewed this property |
As the earlier reviewer said there are outlets. I was there in late June which is rainy season and by the night it cools down. Many evenings were warm but not uncomfortable for sleeping. I had some of the best sleeps as I... More
0
Votes
TTWLG
16 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from NicuesaLodge | Property representative |
The 24-hour solar electricity system at Nicuesa Lodge cannot handle the surge of a blow dryer. As in all of Costa Rica, we have outlets that are compatible with U.S. standard plugs/electrical appliances, so you may charge... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"All are excellent"
GayL7
26 Aug 2018
Read review
"We had a lodge with a higher floor, which was spacious and nice."
AnjaW95
11 Aug 2018
Read review
"Each lodge/room is unique - you won't be disappointed..."
nickh589
1 Jun 2018
Read review
"Our cabin (Cabina El Perezos) was closer to ocean and the bats in the bathroom helped with the mosquitoes."
B9148UApamc
19 May 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing